Legal Notice - SALE OF A 2000 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

Start Date: 12/15/2017
Duration: 12.00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids subject to all instructions, terms and conditions herein and pursuant to the specifications, will be received by the Board of Trustees of the Sandwich Community Fire Protection District at the Office of said District located at 310 East Railroad Street, Sandwich, Illinois 60548, until 7:00 p.m., on January 9, 2018, where they will be opened publicly and read aloud after 7:00 p.m. on the said date for the service as specified and the contract awarded as soon thereafter as practical for:

SALE OF A 2000 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

The vehicle is available for inspection by interested bidders at the Fire Station between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Bidders interested in inspecting the vehicle must contact Fire Chief Jason Pruski at (815) 786-9241 in order to schedule an appointment to inspect the vehicle.

Interested bidders will be requested to submit their bid in a sealed envelope marked with the words “Sale of 2000 Ford Crown Victoria”. The actual bid must be in writing and included in the sealed envelope stating the amount that the prospective bidder is willing to pay to the District for the vehicle. It must be signed by the bidder and state his or her name, address and telephone number.

There is a minimum bid of $1000.00

Interested bidders will be required to deliver a certified check or official bank credit check payable to the Sandwich Community Fire Protection District as a down payment for the vehicle in the amount of ten (10%) percent of the amount bid in the sealed envelope that contains his or her bid.

The successful bidder will be required to deliver the balance of the purchase price in the form of a certified check or official bank check payable to the Sandwich Community Fire Protection District within two (2) weeks of notification by the Fire District Secretary that he or she is the successful bidder, the Fire District has accepted the offer, and the vehicle is available for pickup. The successful bidder’s failure to meet the deadline or refusal to complete the transaction on a timely basis will result in forfeiture of the down payment that accompanies the bid.

All emergency lights, radio, computer equipment and lettering will be removed from the vehicle and the vehicle will be sold in “as is” condition and the Fire District will give to the successful bidder no warranties express or implied relative to the condition of the vehicle.

The Sandwich Community Fire Protection District as seller reserves the right to award this sale contract or to reject all of the bids submitted or any part of any bid submitted if it determines at the discretion of the Board of Trustees that to do is in the best interests of the District.

Issue date: December 15, 2017

Board of Trustees
Sandwich Community Fire Protection District
Mathew Weismiller
District Secretary